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    Maybe she was thinking it was something she would grow into? Very strange gift.

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    Yeah she might grow into it in 5 years!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I would stay clear of sugar free syrups as well, I can only imagine the additives and artificial sweeteners they would use and definitely would not be suitable for a child - DS loves mineral or soda water so like pp,s have said maybe you could use it just for that?
    I didn't mean sugar-free for the OP's little girl, I meant for me! I don't drink coffee, but I am addicted to Diet Coke (or low-joule Cola equivalents)!!

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    It's slightly odd (given there are so many more options) but not that inappropriate, especially if she intended it only as mineral water or for adding juice to as a treat. Perhaps a gift for the whole family - you and your DH can both use it too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J37 View Post
    I didn't mean sugar-free for the OP's little girl, I meant for me! I don't drink coffee, but I am addicted to Diet Coke (or low-joule Cola equivalents)!!

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    Also comes in 'coke zero' flavour btw. Thats the one DH has sometimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    Also comes in 'coke zero' flavour btw. Thats the one DH has sometimes.
    Does it taste anything like Coke Zero? I imagine the syrups to taste like cheap no brand Coke but my dh is also addicted to Diet Coke or Pepsi max so maybe a good present idea in the future?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by A-Squared View Post
    It's slightly odd (given there are so many more options) but not that inappropriate, especially if she intended it only as mineral water or for adding juice to as a treat. Perhaps a gift for the whole family - you and your DH can both use it too.
    I wouldn't have had a problem at all had the gift been a present for me and hubby. No I don't want one, but we are adults and that's fine.
    A 17 month old likes books, clothes (ok maybe she doesn't like them but it's fitting) and toys or something..
    Even my husband can't understand it at all.
    I guess our main point is she made such a fuss about us giving her ideas and we did and she plainly ignored it.
    That and the gift choice is way off....

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    And she bought syrup to go with it.. in raspberry!

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    How stupid lol


 

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